Blog Tour Review: The Visitors by Catherine Burns

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: Marion Zetland lives with her domineering older brother, John in a decaying Georgian townhouse on the edge of a northern seaside resort. A timid spinster in her fifties who still sleeps with teddy bears, Marion does her best to shut out the shocking secret that John keeps in the cellar. Until, suddenly, John …

Mini-review: The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell

Synopsis: The Most Dangerous Game features a big-game hunter from New York who becomes shipwrecked on an isolated island in the Caribbean and is hunted by a Russian aristocrat. Mini-review: There is no greater bore than perfection. Sometimes these kinds of weird, old school, random books really hook me, but I can't explain why. This …

Mini-review: Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? by Joyce Carol Oates

Synopsis: Young Connie is beautiful and wants to be free from the burdens of her mother and sensible, boring sister. Sneaking around to meet boys when she has told her family she's going shopping, Connie catches the unwanted attention of Arnold Friend, who knows instantly, that he has to have her. Mini-review: Be nice to …

Review: Anatomy of Innocence by Laura Caldwell & others

Synopsis: Wrongful convictions, long regarded as statistical anomalies in an otherwise sound justice system, now appear with frightening regularity. But few people understand just how or why they happen and, more important, the immeasurable consequences that often haunt the lucky few who are acquitted, years after they are proven innocent. Now, in this groundbreaking anthology, …

Review: Rosemary’s Baby by Ira Levin

Synopsis: Rosemary Woodhouse and her struggling actor-husband, Guy, move into the Bramford, an old New York City apartment building with an ominous reputation and only elderly residents. Neighbours Roman and Minnie Castavet soon come nosing around to welcome them; despite Rosemary's reservations about their eccentricity and the weird noises that she keeps hearing, her husband starts …